James Sutherland

1794 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for nine enslaved people on Waterloo estate on St Vincent (the remainder of the compensation for the estate was awarded to Alexander Mackenzie (q.v.)).

  1. James Sutherland, son of George Sackville Sutherland and his wife Jean Mackay, was born at Uppat and baptised 01/06/1794.

  2. James Sutherland of St Vincent was listed as a subscriber to Charles Shepherd's An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent, published in 1832.

  3. The widow of James Sutherland of Waterloo St Vincent, Georgina A. E. Mackay, daughter of the late Capt. Kenneth Mackenzie, Ledbeg niece of Col. Mackenzie of Royston, has a memorial with her daughters in the Kilmuir Easter graveyard. She died at Tain 20/12/1864 aged 60: two of her daughters Roberta Janetta (1830-1862) and Alexandrina Jamesina (1837-1913) were born in St Vincent, a third Jean Mackay (1835-1864) at Felin Assynt.

  4. Will of James Sutherland of St Vincent proved 03/01/1843. Under the will he left an annuity of £200 p.a. to his wife Georgina Aeneas Sutherland, and his real and personal property in trust for unnamed [and possibly inexistent] children. Administration of this will was granted to George Sackville Sutherland in 1872.

  5. Georgina M. Mackenzie, widow of James Sutherland, of the island of St Vincent, appears in a Service of Heirs document from 1875 with her heir named as George Sackville Sutherland, her son.


St Vincent no. 450B.

  1. GROS OPR Births 69 10 166 Kilmuir Easter.

  2. Charles Shepherd, An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent (1832) pp. vii-xii.

  3. http://gravestones.rosscromartyroots.co.uk/picture/number10360.asp?st=georgina [accessed 23/08/2012].

  4. PROB 11/1974/77.

  5. Email from Paul Kay Foster Mackenzie 17/01/2017 sourced to Service of Heirs Supplement 1875.

We are grateful to Paul Kay Foster Mackenzie for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Georgina Aeneas
Roberta Janetta (1830-), Jean Mackay (1835-), George Sackville (1836-), Alexandrina Jamesina (1837-)

Associated Claims (1)

£283 19s 6d

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1828 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (7)

Nephew → Aunt
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Uncle → Niece

Addresses (1)

Uppat House, Golspie, Sutherland, Highlands & Islands, Scotland